Open Source Gaming Backend OpenKit Plans Private Beta Launch Tomorrow, Raises Another $100K

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http://techcrunch.com – After being announced in December, mobile gaming backend service OpenKit plans to bring in the first 50 developers into its private beta program tomorrow. Co-founder Peter Relan told me that when the team first publicized the project last month, “not a single line of code” had been written. Instead, it was sussing out developer interest, with plans to focus on the project if more than 100 developers signed up. In fact, 160 developers signed up on day one, and that number is now up to 500. OpenKit is, in large part, a response to the shutdown of OpenFeint, a social platform for mobi (IT news)