Using S3 and CloudFront for storing and serving your single-page application is a no-brainer. For some cases this is sufficient. Once your application gains traction and you need to fix bugs or deliver updates and features, creating a more flexible environment is a sensible step to take. It makes sense to approach this flexible setup early on before launching your product. However, implementing it further down the road is not a problem at all.
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