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Speaking from personal experience, you'll be hard-pressed to find a black/blue combination that is readable. Any alertness benefit will come from the user struggling to make out what the text says -- and that's likely to increase user fatigue, not increase alertness.
The colors, although helpful, are not that important. I would use full-blue (That is, #0000FF, or rgb 000,000,255), but mainly focus on a font that is not distracting, and is easy to read (Don't be using exo on a text editor), and make it easily readable (Within a size of 12-14em). This will ensure the user will have the most focused workspace, allowing them ...
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