Note that Internet Explorer 3.0 does not support LiveConnect. Instead, it treats Java applets as ActiveX objects and allows them to be scripted through that mechanism. Doing so is described briefly at the end of this chapter.
To use LiveConnect, you'll need to understand Java programming. This chapter assumes you have at least a basic familiarity with Java (see Java in a Nutshell, by David Flanagan, and Exploring Java, by Patrick Niemeyer and Joshua Peck, both published by O'Reilly).