This release requires the use of Java 8, and is compatible with both Oracle JDK and Open JDK.
WFS feature indexing (see WFS GetFeature Harvesting)
A new REST API (beta) is available. The documentation is available http://localhost:8080/geonetwork/doc/api
User feedback form
Editor / Associated resources can be updated without the advanced view
Editor / Filter contact directory with facets
Editor / XML view provides code editing with syntax highlighting and more, …
Directories can be populated from catalog content
Metadata import improved (import by URL, import multiple files at once, better error reports)
GeoServer updated to version 2.9.0
Added schema.org tags for better indexing by search engine
ExtJS user interface removed
Z39.50 server removed (SRU support still available)
and more … see 3.2.0 issues and pull requests for full details.