I have adjusted the approach to work in IE.
The features that you mention are not implemented, nor advertised anywhere on the site. If you need features that are not available, you either need to wait for them to be implemented, or implement them yourself -- the suggested code is meant to help you with that.
Saving data to the database is not a task of the UI framework, but if you need help with this in your application, feel free to open a support ticket that explains the problem.
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