TypeError: Ajv is not a constructor

I have this class where I try to instantiate Ajv with the new keyword and I get this error:

TypeError: Ajv is not a constructor


import * as Ajv from "ajv";

    export class ValidateJsonService {
        validateJson(json, schema) {
            let ajv = new Ajv({ allErrors: true });
            if (!ajv.validate(schema, json)) {
                throw new Error("JSON does not conform to schema: " + ajv.errorsText())

The console log:

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This code used to be working and it is how Ajv is used. From the Ajv docs:

The fastest validation call:

var Ajv = require('ajv');
var ajv = new Ajv(); // options can be passed, e.g. {allErrors: true}
var validate = ajv.compile(schema);
var valid = validate(data);
if (!valid) console.log(validate.errors);

How come I'm getting this error?

See the bottom of this for how I import the Ajv library - systemjs.config.js:

(function (global) {
        paths: {
            // paths serve as alias
            'npm:': 'lib/js/'
        // map tells the System loader where to look for things
        map: {
            app: 'app', 
            // angular bundles
            '@angular/core': 'npm:@angular/core/bundles/core.umd.js',
            '@angular/common': 'npm:@angular/common/bundles/common.umd.js',
            '@angular/compiler': 'npm:@angular/compiler/bundles/compiler.umd.js',
            '@angular/platform-browser': 'npm:@angular/platform-browser/bundles/platform-browser.umd.js',
            '@angular/platform-browser-dynamic': 'npm:@angular/platform-browser-dynamic/bundles/platform-browser-dynamic.umd.js',
            '@angular/http': 'npm:@angular/http/bundles/http.umd.js',
            '@angular/router': 'npm:@angular/router/bundles/router.umd.js',
            '@angular/forms': 'npm:@angular/forms/bundles/forms.umd.js',
            // other libraries
            'rxjs': 'npm:rxjs',
            'angular2-in-memory-web-api': 'npm:angular2-in-memory-web-api',
            'angular2-google-maps/core': 'npm:angular2-google-maps/core/core.umd.js',
            'ajv': 'npm:ajv/dist/ajv.min.js',
            'primeng': 'npm:primeng'



I saw that Ajv has a default function so I changed my code to this:

let ajv = new Ajv.default({ allErrors: true });

Not 100% sure what is going on there but it works.


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