Opens a TCP connection and HTTP session.
When this method is called with a block, it passes the Net::HTTP object to the block, and closes the TCP connection and HTTP session after the block has been executed.
When called with a block, it returns the return value of the block; otherwise, it returns self.
# File lib/net/http.rb, line 740 def start # :yield: http raise IOError, 'HTTP session already opened' if @started if block_given? begin do_start return yield(self) ensure do_finish end end do_start self end