Getting an ObservableCollection from an IEnumerable (this is the type of loadOperation.Entities
myCollection = new ObservableCollection<myEntityType>(loadOperation.Entities)
// DON’T do this. It returns a null value
//myCollection = (ObservableCollection<myEntityType>)
Converting an iQueryable returned by EntityFramework into a List. Note that this is an extension method, which means you must be “Using System.Linq” in order have this function available to the iEnumerable.
var myQueryable = (from x in myContext.table select x).ToList()