Apple has announced a free, worldwide tour which will cover iPhone app tools and related technologies for those wanting to develop for the iPhone platform.

Due to begin in October, the tour takes in the US, Europe, India, Asia and Australia and Apple states: "The event is free, but space is limited".

Apple says: "Apple technology evangelists and engineers will soon be traveling the globe bringing iPhone development expertise to a city near you. Learn about the tools and technologies you'll use to create great iPhone applications, then work with the experts to optimize your code, refine your user interface, and apply the knowledge you gain from the sessions to enhance the capabilities of your iPhone application."

The dates for Europe are as follows; Oct 22 Paris, Oct 24 Munich, Nov 03 Amsterdam, Nov 07 London, Nov 10 Berlin, Nov 11 Madrid, Nov 14 Copenhagen, Nov 17 Zurich, Nov 19 Rome, Dec 08 Stockholm. More info and agendas on Apple's developer site.