#!perl ## no critic (TidyCode)

use strict;
use warnings;

our $VERSION = 0;

use Object::Lazy;
use Data::Dumper;

my $object = Object::Lazy->new(
    sub {
        # A lazy Data::Dumper object as example.
        return Data::Dumper->new(['data'], ['my_dump']);
    },
);

sub do_something_with {
    my ($object, $condition) = @_; ## no critic (ReusedNames)

    if ($condition) {
        # the Data::Dumper object will be created
        () = print $object->Dump;
    }
    else {
        # the Data::Dumper object is not created
    }
    () = print
        "condition = $condition\n",
        "object = $object\n";

    return;
}

# do nothing
do_something_with($object, 0);

# build the real object and call method Dump
do_something_with($object, 1);

# $Id$

__END__

output:

condition = 0
object = Object::Lazy=HASH(...)
$my_dump = 'data';
condition = 1
object = Data::Dumper=HASH(...)