Regular <select> input is nice, but quite limited. For example, it is hard to use this control on a large set of options. To provide a solution, I have implemented drop down list based on a text input filed but with a dynamic list of options that gets filtered as you type.
You can provide various options for numeric fields as second argument. The structure of the options object is below:
In 1.4.0, you should be able to do it with