Using AWS Lambda To Get Into Nice Restaurants

Stephane Maarek gives us the best use of AWS Lambda I’ve seen yet:

One attentive eye would have noticed that the booking platform is not hosted on the restaurant website at http://www.septime-charonne.fr/en/ but instead on https://module.lafourchette.com.

Upon using the Chrome Web Developer Tools to analyze the network calls being made between my browser and the booking service, I stumbled upon an easy to use and completely unprotected REST API:

I love the bonus hack at the end.

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