As the wrappers are jQuery based, all of the operations and data manipulations have to be done via the components API.
As they are not native React components they cannot take full advantage of the React components lifecycles and state changes. All of the manipulations have to be done via the API methods as otherwise the components will not re-rendered based on the new data.
We understand that this may not be the perfect approach, that is why we are preparing native components which will take full advantage of the React library and its best practices.
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