Converting sql query to linq/ entity framework

how to write a simple update query in linq.

Here is the sql statement for that

update tablex
username = variable1 where
id = variable2

how do we handle this in linq for Entity Framework
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Hi PratikShah111;

The first thing to do is to instantiate the DbContext then retrieve the record from the database which you wish to modify something like this.
var result = (from rec in db.table
              where == variable2
              select rec).FirstOrDefault();

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Then modify the fields in the record something like this.
result.username = variable1;

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Then when you are ready save the changes.

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Raja Jegan RSQL Server DBA & Architect, EE Solution GuideCommented:
Above comment should help you out, anyhow this can be a good start to write your SELECT/INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE statements in LINQ..
Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
@Raja Jegan R; your post talks about Linq to SQL witch is not Entity Framework as the question is asking about.
Raja Jegan RSQL Server DBA & Architect, EE Solution GuideCommented:
Sorry, thanks for correcting.. Just read the question again and I might have misunderstood earlier..
Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
@Raja Jegan R; not a problem.  👍
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